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Routes in Lower Level - Left

Bon Ez S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Bonaire S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
CEL, The S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crude Boys S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Crude Control S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Unknown 5.10d (AKA Black Corridor Route 5) T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Unknown 5.11a (AKA Black Corridor Route 4) S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Unknown 5.9 (AKA L2) S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unknown 5.9 (AKA L3) S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
Vagabonds S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Steagall, Sandefur, Werner, Sobocan '90
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Shared By: Peter Gram on Feb 20, 2004
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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Access Issue: RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Details

Description

Bon Ez is the second route on the left (lower level) encountered in the Black Corridor. Climb through 7 or 8 bolts to a fixed anchor at the top.

Protection

Quickdraws, fixed anchors at the top.

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Adam Stackhouse    
  5.9
Good route, but over kinda quick Feb 24, 2006
46and2
Salt Lake City, Utah
  5.9+
46and2   Salt Lake City, Utah
  5.9+
Better than the route to its left. A hold has broken right by the third clip making this route a bit harder but not enough to change the grade. Fun!! Jul 28, 2006
John Wilder
Las Vegas, NV
 
John Wilder   Las Vegas, NV
 
On 3/15/11, the ASCA replaced the 2nd, 4th, and 5th bolts on this route with 1/2" x 2.75" SS 5-piece bolts. Mar 15, 2011
Meghan Spiro  
 
Fun, casual route, lots of great holds, but I wish it was longer. May 1, 2011
mbv Br
 
mbv Br  
 
rap rings are both nearly 50% worn through. left anchor plate and bolt spin. Nov 29, 2016
12/14/2016 ....The Southen Neveda Climbers Coalition with support from ASCA preformed some route maintenance on Bon Ez. The loose hanger on the left anchor bolt was tightened and the bad chain links/rap rings were removed in addition to adding new quicklinks. Dec 14, 2016
A friend of mine was cleaning off the anchors the Tuesday before Thanksgiving last month 2017 and took a nasty fall from the bolts after not setting up her ATC properly to lower off (Sidenote: Always double check your rappel systems before lowering!)After the incident, when we were pulling the rope through we noticed one end of the rope got stuck, we left cut our rope and left the piece there, wanted to post here in case anyone found the rope. It's stuck on a double knot at the top, please do not use as as fixed rope, it's not set up for that! Dec 4, 2017
Trenton Rosenbaum
Las Vegas, NV
  5.10a
Trenton Rosenbaum   Las Vegas, NV
  5.10a
Only 5.9 I've climbed with a dyno. (I'm 5 ft). Mar 5, 2018

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